Questions tagged [preferences]

For questions about any options that are available under your user preferences in your profile page.

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No preference should ever be per site and per device only

Stack exchange doesn't have many preferences, but there are a few. And those few tend to be stuff that people have strong opinions about, like whether the top bar should be sticky or the left sidebar ...
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Accessing preferences as a moderator should not show email

When accessing the preferences tab of a user profile from another user as a moderator, I see the following: Unlike the other places where the user mail address is shown, it is shown by default ...
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Add padding between Location input and error message

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/edit/current
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Disable option to opt in new mod tools on other user preference page if this user isn't a mod

If I open preferences page of another user I can see option to opt in a new mod tools. But this user isn't mod. Probable, on this page the engine checks my account status, but should check this ...
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Strange semicolons on the email settings page

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/email/settings/current And:
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Profile Preferences --> Q&A Emails is… broken

I cannot seem to remove this email address. Steps to reproduce: Remove email address Hit "Save email settings" See the error (even though both checkboxes are unchecked) I'm also not sure how to get ...
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Sites I haven't joined are not respecting global preferences

Currently, I'm seeing the left-nav and sticky top bar on https://retrocomputing.stackexchange.com, even though I collapsed the left-nav and unstickied the top bar in Preferences a long time ago. ...
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Fix suggested applications list in the profile settings

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/apps/current If you have no authorized applications, suggestions are shown on this page. Stack Alert is not accessible anymore. Same for Stack Remote. Could ...
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Save Button in Preferences does not visibly update

In the preferences screen, the save button appears grayed until changes are made. Clicking the dropdown menu in the Inbox emails section automatically selects the associated checkbox. However, this ...
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Search preferences (Q: / A: redundant spam)

I don't know if this has long been the way SO operates when doing a search, but lately I've been annoyed when doing a search and finding a question followed by all several of its answers. I know ...
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Option to keep pagination fixed as you are browsing

New questions arrive at such a high rate on StackOverflow, that browsing through them in order of most recent to older feels like running on a treadmill - often by the time I go to the next page, most ...
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Activity data checkbox style

Activity data checkbox style looks different on my iPad than other checkboxes on the Preferences page: I’m using iOS Google Chrome 74.0.3729.155
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Russian language sites don't have Hot Network Questions, but the option to enable/disable it is still in user preferences

Most of SE sites have a Hot Network Questions block. ruSO doesn't, but still has option to enable/disable this block in preferences. Could you remove this option from the preferences or ...
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Align items on profile preferences page

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/preferences/current Right now input has style: input[type="checkbox"]:not(.s-checkbox), input[type="radio"]:not(.s-radio) { border: none; margin-...
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Persistent “less info” preference across all SE sites

I prefer the "less info" profile view. When I click the "less info" or "more info" button to change the view, the site should remember this. Please make this preference persistent across all ...
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Careers type of work selection

I edited my Job search/type of work selection of the profile, but after saving I still get: Job search status: actively looking . You might also wish to indicate full-time vs part-time, telecommute,...
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Move the “prefs” tab

Currently, the order of tabs is "stats", "bounties", "prefs", "flair", "accounts". The boring but important "prefs" shouldn't be exactly in the middle, to the left of the fun but non-vital flair. ...
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Let the user decide whether gravatar shadows are shown

Intro Some days ago I noticed a weird-looking shadow appearing on so many different gravatars that it didn't seem like a coincidence. With a sinking feeling I looked up one of my own posts and .. ...
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Remember height of textarea for edit/posting?

It would be nice if SO backend would save users preferenced height of THIS textearea (I'm writing there right now) for later use. I'bored about resizing it everytime I access editor
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Setting for hiding left navigation is ignored on logout page

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/preferences/current But on logout page this setting is ignored:
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Search / Answer sort order preference

In both Question/Answer Searches, and Answers to Question, there is sort metrics (i.e., Active, Oldest, Votes) I realise that the URL is appended with the sort order when clicking on the various ...
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How to edit tag subscription email frequency

I have subscribed to receive emails for new questions on several tags on Stack Overflow, and in the resulting web page was able to set the frequency that emails are sent. But now, I can't figure out ...
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Why do some sites notify me of favourite changes while others don't?

Also, what happened to this feature? It doesn't even appear on MSO any more, unless I'm looking in the wrong place.